Colonia, Uruguay: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Colonia, Uruguay? If you're planning to go to Colonia, we have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Colonia, Uruguay

Based on the climate and weather in Colonia, the best time to go is March. See below for details.

Important essentials for Colonia, Uruguay

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Colonia, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly choice.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may become worn. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Colonia, Uruguay by month

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January

If you vacation in Colonia during January, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to visit the majestic Basilica del Santísimo Sacramento, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Portuguese Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

If you vacation in Colonia during February, you might see that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to visit the majestic Basilica del Santísimo Sacramento, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Portuguese Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

Traveling to Colonia in March, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to visit the majestic Basilica del Santísimo Sacramento, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Portuguese Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

Traveling to Colonia in April, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to visit the majestic Basilica del Santísimo Sacramento, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Portuguese Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

If you are traveling to Colonia in May, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to visit the majestic Basilica del Santísimo Sacramento, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Portuguese Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

If you vacation in Colonia during June, you might find that it is cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to visit the majestic Basilica del Santísimo Sacramento, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Portuguese Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

July here is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to visit the majestic Basilica del Santísimo Sacramento, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Portuguese Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

August in Colonia is relatively cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to visit the majestic Basilica del Santísimo Sacramento, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Portuguese Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

Traveling to Colonia in September, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to visit the majestic Basilica del Santísimo Sacramento, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Portuguese Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

If you vacation in Colonia during October, you may notice that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to visit the majestic Basilica del Santísimo Sacramento, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Portuguese Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

November is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to visit the majestic Basilica del Santísimo Sacramento, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Portuguese Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December in Colonia is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to visit the majestic Basilica del Santísimo Sacramento, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Portuguese Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Colonia, Uruguay

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Colonia.

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